Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 20-7-2019

Iran Daily

 

Rouhani tells Macron: ‘All doors open’ for preserving JCPOA

President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the phone on Thursday that “Iran is determined to leave all doors open” to preserve its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.

Iran FM confers with UN chief on Middle East developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres held talks on a range of issues, including the latest developments in the Middle East and the world.

Iran, Pakistan agree to further strengthen border cooperation

Iran and Pakistan agreed to further strengthen border cooperation and reaffirmed their commitment to expedite opening of new border crossings.

 

Iran condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi on Friday condemned deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul and Kandahar city.

Iran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Iran on Friday denied the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jested that Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine.

Zarif makes ‘substantial’ nuclear offer in return for US lifting of sanctions

Iran on Thursday signaled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear program.

China calls on US to ‘correct’ Iran approach

China urged the United States on Friday to “correct” its “wrong approach” of imposing “unilateral sanctions” after the US introduced new bans against the Islamic Republic about its nuclear program.

 

Tehran Times

CBI governor calls for expansion of banking ties with Turkey

The Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati said on Friday that without proper bank-ing relations between Iran and Turkey, reaching their $30 billion goal of bilateral trade would be impossible.

Rouhani: Iran firm to keep paths to save JCPOA open

President Hassan Rou-hani has said that Iran is determined to keep all paths open to keep the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

UN calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE over ‘hypocritical’ Yemen aid promises

The United Nations has slammed Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for undermining the UN’s relief operations in Yemen by ditchinghu-manitarian aid pledges to the war-torn country.

Full disclosure: Extraterrestrials, no nuclear war, end of the deep state?

Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

Delay in Zakzaky’s case unjust, inhuman

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who has been battling for critical health issues, was scheduled to appear before the Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday for a hearing to allow him to travel to India for medical treatment.

Noruz-e Sayyad celebrated in Qeshm

Island Natives of Qeshm Island, clad in traditional attire, stage a regional performance to cele-brate their new fishery year, called Noruz-e Sayyad, July 19, 2019.

Zarif says Trump has been misadvised on getting a better deal through pressure

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that U.S. President Donald Trump has been misadvised on getting a deal better than the 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the JCPOA, through pressure.

New scandal around empire of lies

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump, who is also the commander in chief of the country’s armed forces, falsely claimed that a U.S. warship had downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.

Macron discusses JCPOA with Putin

France’s President Emmanuel Macron in a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday underlined the pivotal role of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in ensuring regional security.